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About Foundations


Foundations is the National Body for Home Improvement Agencies in England. This means that we’re contracted by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government to oversee a national network of nearly 200 home improvement agencies (HIAs) and handyperson providers across the country.

It’s a role we’ve held since 2000, and since 2015 we’ve also been supporting local authorities to improve how they deliver Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) - whether they use a HIA or not.

In practice, this means that we:

You can find more details in our Workplan (opens a new window)

Most of the things we do are provided completely free of charge, so get in touch to see how we can help! We try to be different and make a difference.

*Please contact us to discuss pricing


Our Vision and Values

Our Mission

Provide great information, products and services for all the dedicated professionals helping to keep people warm, safe and secure in their home.

Our Vision

Leading and inspiring positive change in the delivery of home adaptations and improvements.

Our Values

  • We are different and make a difference
  • We work in perpetual beta
  • We challenge our own thinking
  • We speak with integrity
  • We trust each other
  • We seek partnerships that serve our mission

Meet the Team

Join Our Growing Team!

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Regional Support

Select your region form the list below to find out who your local adviser is and how to get in touch with them, a map will show where the region is visually

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Dave Eldridge

Regional Advisor

01457 761272
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Francis Philippa

Strategy Lead

01457 761268
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Laraine Epstein

Regional Advisor

0300 124 0315
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Roy McNally

Regional Advisor

01457 761270
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Tony Molloy

Regional Advisor

01457 761267

Annual Reports

Each year Foundations publishes an annual review, highlighting the successes and achievements of the sector.

Please click on the year below to view each publication.